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Published:Saturday | November 21, 2015 | 11:00 AMAnthony Minott
Portsmouth Primary school’s goal shooter, Trishana Gray (left), prepares to shoot over Gregory Park’s Hondeidre Davis during the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Portmore Primary Schools Netball League match at Waterford Primary School. Portsmouth won 15-5.

Portsmouth and Independence City Primary registered big wins in the fourth set of games in Zone One of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Portmore Primary Schools Netball League at Waterford Primary last Wednesday.

Portsmouth defeated Gregory Park 15-5 to secure their fourth consecutive victory and advanced to the semi-finals as the top team in their zone with maximum 16 points. Trishana Gray (nine goals) and Shakera Barrett (six goals) scored for Portsmouth.

Independence City (six points) collected their second win in three games, 15-4, over hosts Waterford. Independence City were led by Dannay Thomas (six goals), Arifa Wilson (six goals) and Tahera Grant (three goals).

In Zone Two, Naggo Head and Greater Portmore advanced to the semi-finals with nine and six points, respectively. Naggo Head swamped Belmont Park Primary 9-1. Greater Portmore clipped Kensington Primary 5-4.

Horizon Park netball rally next Friday

The long wait is over for young netballers as Horizon Park Primary School's rally will take place next Friday, November 27, on their school grounds, starting at 8 a.m.

The organisers said the event will be unique, thanks to the special arrangements and efforts of their sponsors.

There will also be special awards for the most disciplined team and leading goalscorer.

Teams have until Monday, November 23, to submit entries. Entry fee is $2,500. For more information, call Vaswani Samuels at 981-8114.

Passagefort United win fifth title

Defending champions Passagefort United will tomorrow go in search of their fifth title as they oppose confident Ken's Wildflower in the final of the Colin Fagan-sponsored South East St Catherine Constituency Domino competition at Edgewater Community Centre, starting at 1 p.m.

Passagefort United booked their spot in the final with a 250-232 win over Waterford. Both teams were locked at 114-114 in semi-final action when a power outage caused an abrupt end to the match. The match continued from where it had stopped the following week.

Meanwhile, Ken's Wildflower cruised into the final as they downed Westmeade Rising Stars 250-227.

Big four advance to semi-finals in JDCA Domino

The big four, top seeds Spit Fyah, Caribbean Classic, Giants and Waterhouse United advanced to the semi-finals of the Jamaica Domino Council Association (JDCA) League after quarter-final victories at Caymanas Park last Sunday.

Spit Fyah burnt Tambrind Tree 300-257; Giants trampled Right Stuff 300-265; Caribbean Classic beat Eradication 300-265 and Waterhouse United defeated Naggo Head 300-249.

The semi-final pairings pit Spit Fyah versus Waterhouse United and Caribbean Classic against Giants. Both games will be played at Caymanas Park Limited, beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Portsmouth, Waterford advance

Defending champions Portsmouth and Waterford Primary advanced to the semi- finals of the Chubby/Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Portmore Primary Football League with contrasting results on Thursday.

Portsmouth qualified from Zone One with 10 points from five games after they defeated Kensington 2-0, Waterford advanced from Zone Two with 11 points after they drew 1-1 with out-of-contention Belmont Park.

Naggo Head put themselves in a good position as they defeated second place Bridgeport (10 points) 2-0, and are on nine points with a game in hand.

In other games, Zone One team Gregory Park (eight points) kept their semi-final hopes alive with a come-from-behind 2-2 draw with out-of-contention Independence City Primary, which finished their fixtures on eight points. Port Henderson Primary jumped to six points from four games as they clipped Southborough 1-0.

Portmore Division Two KO

The 2015-16 season of the York Pharmacy-sponsored Portmore Division Two Football Knock-out competition kicks off tomorrow with four games at two venues in the Sunshine City.

At Cedar Grove Sports Complex, Southborough oppose Cumberland at 1 p.m. in the opening match At 3 p.m., Cedar Grove tackle Waterford.

At the Racing Field, Racing host Daytona at 1 p.m. Braeton United and Edgewater square-off at 3 p.m.

In league action recently, Daytona clipped Waterford 3-2, Braeton United beat Cumberland 1-0, Cedar Grove and Edgewater drew 1-1 and Racing United and Southborough ended 0-0.